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Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Omega-3 Fatty Acids for the Management of Hypertriglyceridemia The American Heart Association has released an update on the role of omega-3 …

Pharmacists can play an important role in helping patients with dementia and their carers, writes Louis Roller Dementia is a syndrome due to disease of the brain, usually of a …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Reduction in Use of Risperidone for Dementia in Australia Risperidone is the only antipsychotic approved in Australia for the management of …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news The effects of single inhaler triple therapy vs single inhaler dual therapy or separate triple therapy for the management of chronic …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Antidepressants plus benzodiazepines for adults with major depression A Cochrane review has concluded combined antidepressant plus benzodiazepine therapy is …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news A Practical Approach to Low-Dose Aspirin for Primary Prevention New clinical trials suggest a reduced benefit of aspirin for preventing first …

The Guild’s Queensland Branch has acquired funding as part of the state Government’s Advancing Queensland: An Age-Friendly Community Grants Program to enable pharmacies to become dementia friendly The Dementia Friendly …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Relationship of inhaled long-acting bronchodilators with cardiovascular outcomes among patients with stable COPD A meta-analysis and systematic review of 43 randomized …

Doctor admits she is not happy with her prescribing of high dose mirtazapine to an aged care resident, which landed her before Royal Commission Psychotropic prescribing in residential aged care …

Dementia Australia has slammed the misuse of antipsychotic drugs and restraints in nursing homes following new reports In September 2018, the ABC’s Four Corners program reported on failings of the …

A review of the benefits of statins has found a lack of convincing evidence for the drugs’ use in helping prevent conditions such as cancer and Alzheimer’s disease While some …

It’s been a busy week in community pharmacy, with Ramsay Health and residential aged care under the spotlight First, there was regulatory news: Health Minister Greg Hunt announced changes to …